In his first speech in Germany as US vice president, Mike Pence soothed his unnerved European allies. He pledged the US' "unwavering" support for NATO but also reiterated a call for NATO partners to increase defense spending.
Vice President Pence's visit to Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro is a new bid to try to calm the nerves of America’s European allies. In an ironic twist, the White House has hinted at the real reason for the trip.
US Vice President Mike Pence advised the Western Balkans to look westward for peace and stability, during a regional summit in Montenegro on Wednesday.
US Vice President Mike Pence is in the Baltic state to reassure eastern European allies Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The mobile missile system could plug a gap in NATO's defenses in the area.
Trump, Brexit, EU and NATO crises – international politics are currently being turned on their head. All eyes are now on the Munich Security Conference, where US Vice President Mike Pence is expected to arrive on Friday.
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